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I enjoy going around Alexandria to learn more about the history of the city (pre-USA and after). The Lyceum is part of the Alexandria museum system to educate public and visitors about the history of the local people and the surrounding area. Both the permanent...More
This building, was erected in 1839 and has an impressive portico in the Greek Style. Today it is the official City history museum of Alexandria. It houses an eclectic collection of artefacts and images relating to the area, plus occasional special displays. There is an...More
The Lyceum houses a three room museum tracing Alexandria's history from colonial times through the 20th Century. There's a $2 suggested donation but they waved me through rather than take a credit card.
The exhibits are heavier on the reading than on the artifacts. There's...More
We spent about an hour and a half here learning about Alexandria's history. The exhibits are well done. We walked over from the Indigo Hotel, but there is free parking.Admission was $2.00 a person. Definitely worth a visit.
This is a very interesting building for visitors to stop by when in Alexandria. It is staffed by volunteers and has interesting brochures on sites to see, upcoming events in the area, a gift shop with many offerings, very clean public restrooms. and off street...More